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a day late and a dollar shortAction that was taken too late and too feeble to be of any use.Rate it:

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a day late and a dollar shortCome into the picture minus some necessary fundamental factors or entities.Rate it:

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another day, another dollaran expression recognizing a balance in life, normalcy, and routinenessRate it:

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that and a dollar will get you a cup of coffeecomment used to imply that previously stated information, ability, or item, is of no value.Rate it:

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bet one's bottom dollarto be absolutely sure of something; to be certain enough of something to wager everything.Rate it:

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almighty dollarThe dollar, satirically characterized as a being a god.Rate it:

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dollar-sign eyesgreedRate it:

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in for a dime, in for a dollarAmericanised form of in for a penny, in for a pound.1983, Allen Drury, Decision, p. 356:In for a dime, in for a dollar, he thought crazily, and said what he had to say in a voice he forced to stay level and calm.1998, Ellen Miller, Like Being Killed, p. 47:In for a dime, in for a dollar. I whispered to Gerry, Rate it:

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ten-dollar wordA long and uncommon word used in place of a shorter and simpler one with the intent to appear sophisticated.Rate it:

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top dollarThe maximum amount of money that an item, service, or worker is worth; a very high price.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary or mundane.Rate it:

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on a cloudy day i saw a rainbow, on the day i saw you , you gave a stormOn better days there's a plot of getting ahead than on a bad day.Rate it:

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day after dayFor an indefinite number of days.Rate it:

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day in, day outEvery day; daily; constantly or continuously; especially, of something that has become routine or monotonous.Rate it:

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day-to-dayHappening every day.Rate it:

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day-to-daySubject to daily redetermination.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOn a daily basis.Rate it:

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day-to-dayOrdinary, monotonous routine; that which is usual or mundane.Rate it:

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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something than to do it for them.Rate it:

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetimeIt is more worthwhile to teach someone to do something, than to do something for them.Rate it:

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bones to the late comersIf you are invited to a party (marriage /dinner /lunch) and you happen to reach there late, only the bones that are left by the people who arrived earlier than you, will be waiting for you.Rate it:

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of lateIn the recent past; recently; lately.Rate it:

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as of lateLately; recently.Rate it:

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better to be late than be dead on timeIt is better to arrive late than to risk your life speeding to a destination.Rate it:

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fashionably lateArriving behind time to an event which does not normally require one to be punctual.Rate it:

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it's never too late to mendYouRate it:

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it's too late for sorryAn expression of anger or disgust uttered toward someone who offers an apology after causing great harm.Rate it:

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late bloomerA person who lives a child's life comparatively later than their peers.Rate it:

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late bloomerA person who reaches puberty comparatively later than their peers.Rate it:

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late modelRecently designed or fabricated; new.Rate it:

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run lateTo be late; to fail to be on time.Rate it:

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sorry I'm lateUsed to apologise for not arriving on time.Rate it:

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you'll be late for your own funeralSaid as a mild admonishment to somebody who is always late for things.Rate it:

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have someone by the short and curliesto exercise total control over someone.Rate it:

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a short drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death by hanging.Rate it:

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short and sweetA direct and brief communication.Rate it:

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short and sweetEfficiently brief in duration, especially when referring to an unpleasant task.Rate it:

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short back and sidesman's haircutRate it:

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the long and shortThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features.Rate it:

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the long and short of itThe most reasonable explanation, closest to the real facts in the matter.Rate it:

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the long and short of itThe gist; the essence or substance; the most important or salient features; said of a summary or digest.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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day and ageA time period of years or more.Rate it:

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day and nightAll the time; round the clock; unceasingly.Rate it:

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forever and a daywithout ever ending; eternally.Rate it:

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in this day and ageIn the current time period of years.Rate it:

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night and dayAlternative form of day and night.Rate it:

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night and dayentirely different, oppositeRate it:

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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

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